La Noche de la Musica Cubana

Date: 
Sunday, September 9, 2012 - 7:00pm

Westminster Presbyterian Church is excited to present a FREE concert of Cuban music, taking place Friday, September 14, 7:00pm featuring stunning jazz pianist Nachito Herrera, as well as El Coro Shalom of Havana, Cuba. This acclaimed choir is on a weeklong tour in Minnesota, and this will be their only performance in Minneapolis. Nachito Herrera is well-known in the Twin Cities, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s great Cuban pianists. “His jaw-dropping technique and the rich, powerful soulfulness of his playing blend in what is often an amazing display of musical power and emotion.” (Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant). A free-will offering will be received. There will be an open reception to meet the choir and Nachito, featuring Cuban appetizers from Victor’s 1959 Cuban Cafe, at 5:30pm.

La Noche de la Música Cubana. Friday, September 14, 7:00pm. Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1200 Marquette Ave. (12th Street and Nicollet Mall), 612-332-3421. Free. Free parking in surface lot on Marquette Ave (between 12th and 13th Streets) and in church underground lot on 13th Street (between Marquette and Nicollet Mall). El Coro Shalom’s trip to Minnesota is made possible through the generous support of the Duff Foundation of Red Wing.